Aerial Love – Daniel Johns
This week, whilst getting back into the swing of work and feeling a little to and fro with new routines and such (hence my tardy updates), I managed to tune in to Triple J and hear the world premiere of Daniel Johns’ new solo material in about 8 years. As a Silverchair fan, it was something that I was looking forward to but also really curious about.
Whilst I know it will (and it since has) cop quite a lot of flack for being so different from his previous musical offerings (and let’s face it – it’s quite over-indulgent), I actually think it’s brilliant. It’s definitely a new direction for him but it’s honest and raw both lyrically and instrumentally; it’s off-centre and it’s not perfect. And that’s why I love it so much. Thoughts?